Leontini

Leontini

(lēəntī`nī), ancient city, E Sicily, c.20 mi (32 km) S of Catania. It was (729 B.C.) a colony of Chalcidians from the island of Naxos and passed (5th cent. B.C.) under the rule of Syracuse. It was the legendary home of the Laestrygones, a group of giants encountered by Odysseus. The modern town occupying the site is Lentini.

Leontini

 

an ancient Greek city in Sicily, founded in 729 B.C. by inhabitants of the nearby Chalcidian colony of Naxos. The city fought against Syracuse for independence; in the early fourth century B.C. it came under the power of the tyrant of Syracuse, Dionysius. During the Second Punic War (218–201 B.C.), Leontini became part of Carthage. It was destroyed by Rome in 214 B.C.

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An oligarchy is also changed into a tyranny; such was the rise of most of the ancient tyrannies in Sicily; at Leontini, into the tyranny of Panaetius; at Gela, into that of Cleander; at Rhegium into that of Anaxilaus; and the like in many other cities.
In sections on the semioticization of philosophy, historical connections, and Peirce challenged, they discuss such topics as the interconnection between his pragmatism and semiotics, the presence of Peirce's category of firstness in Schilling and Schopenhauer, the Charybdis of semiotics and Scylla of rhetoric: Peirce and Gorgias of Leontini on the rhetoric of being, hopes of Derrida's reading: the emergence of Peirce's texts in the poststructuralist context, and Peirce and the theory of disembodiment.
They included Protagoras from Abdera in Thrace, Gorgias from Leontini in Southern Sicily and Thrasymachus from Chalcedon.
However, as shown elsewhere (Hernandez, Leontini, & Harley, 2013), this rationalist conceptualization to self-regulation has not been useful for either encouraging moderation in young people's drinking or for understanding their contradictory attitudes toward alcohol, such as intentionally drinking to intoxication while being aware of the harms.
If Gorgias walks the twenty-two miles from Leontini to Syracuse on the first leg of his lecture tour, Frederick reminds us, he will need a boat to carry him over the sea to Athens.
Gorgias of Leontini is also known to have been concerned with the reliability of appearances in building knowledge in his lost work On Not Being.
In that way probably Gorgias from Leontini introduced rhetorics, Aristotle dialectics and Dionysius of Thrace (ca.
Segun Courtney, un Gorgias que se expresa "retoricamente" lleva a pensar en la figura de Gorgias de Leontini, cuya frase mas famosa es la descripcion de los buitres como [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (82 B5a Diels-Kranz).
La historia de las ediciones de Sobre el no ser de Gorgias de Leontini, en particular de la version que nos transmite el autor anonimo del tratado Sobre Meliso, Jenofanes y Gorgias (MXG), debe comenzar con los trabajos de los grandes filologos alemanes del siglo XIX y principios del XX: Foss (1828), Bekker (1831), Apelt (1888) y Diels (1900), entre otros, aportaron las primeras ediciones criticas y determinaron la discusion subsiguiente en torno al tratado gorgiano.
By re-envisioning kairos through the lenses of oratory and theatrical performance, and in the epistemology of Gorgias of Leontini, this paper works toward a more inclusive understanding of kairos.
Noting the prominent place afforded in this work to the fifth-century orator Gorgias of Leontini, Malpezzi Price and Ristaino argue that Marinella is writing "the equivalent of a Greek paignion, or playful exercise, in which what is presented as an affirmative statement should be taken seriously and not seriously at the same time" (132).
Un caso similar de escepticismo frente al lenguaje lo encontramos en Gorgias de Leontini.